The management of Atlantic 104.5. FM, Uyo, has endorsed the forthcoming CHRAN 2023 Governorship Town Hall Meeting.
The endorsement was made on Thursday, 9th February, 2023, by the General Manager of the radio station, Mrs. Nseobong Emmanuel, when the State Director of the Center For Human Rights & Accountability Network (CHRAN), Akwa Ibom Branch, Otuekong Franklyn Isong, led members of the human rights cum pro-democracy organization to pay him a courtesy visit in his office in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.
The CHRAN boss had informed the General Manager of the forthcoming CHRAN 2023 Governorship Town Hall Meeting being put together by the CHRAN in collaboration with other civil society groups, media proprietors and professional bodies for the Governorship Candidates of all the registered political parties in Akwa Ibom State.
Comrade Isong stated that the event will hold at the Watbridge Hotel and Suites in Uyo on Sunday, 5th March, 2023, saying that it will provide a broader platform for the candidates to reach out to the electorates across the nooks and crannies of the State before the governorship election.
He noted that the candidates are not expected to make any financial contribution towards the event, saying that the event is CHRAN’s civic responsibility as a pro-democracy group and CHRAN’s contribution towards deepening democracy in Nigeria nay Akwa Ibom State.
Chief Isong solicited the endorsement of the event and for partnership with Atlantic 104.5 FM towards the success of the event.
Responding, the General Manager of Atlantic 104.5 FM, Mrs. Emmanuel commended the CHRAN for planning to the event, noting that it will advance the cause of democracy in Akwa Ibom.
She endorsed the event and promised to partner with CHRAN in order to provide the required coverage of the event by the Atlantic 104.5 FM.
The CHRAN team had: Otuekong Franklyn Isong, State Director; Comrade Usen Johnson and Comrade Aniedi Michael in attendance.